Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire

...happened in his final moments, his life remains a fascinating story. As we celebrate his 100th birthday...the Movie of Your Life? They say that everyone has a story. So why not turn that story into a screenplay? Of course selecting the right director...
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way

SKAGWAY - There are three basic types of vacation in my household.A family vacation entails going to visit far-flung relatives. A learning vacation means exploring a new place with my husband, with lots of sightseeing and guide-book consulting...
Letter: Reflecting on 'A Lifetime to Master'

"A Lifetime to Master" at McPhetres Hall is a masterful presentation of an issue about homelessness that affects...discussion following the play was extremely valuable. The play was a way to understand that we are all the same people. If we do not...
Troopers arrest man wanted in Washington

A man accused of being a fugitive from justice was arrested at a Juneau halfway house Friday by Alaska State Troopers.Troopers said in a release Monday that they received information that a fugitive was at the local halfway house. The agency...
Man indicted for dealing heroin in Juneau

A grand jury on Friday indicted a 36-year-old man for dealing heroin in Juneau.Anthony A. Parr faces second- and fourth-degree drug misconduct charges for allegedly delivering heroin to a confidential informant on three occasions in December...
Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling...barred from drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, where a moratorium was in place up until 2008.The plan...
Around town for Tuesday, Jan. 27

...Tai Chi class, ages 60 and older, 10-11 a.m., at the Filipino Community Hall...463-6181 and participants will be enrolled on a first come, first served basis.Open Lab Computer Training, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry...
New version of pot bill scrapped

...the state's Public Defender Agency, the House and Senate judiciary committees will most likely scrap a version of a new bill that would provide a defense for using and possessing marijuana, rather than simply making it legal.The Senate Judiciary...
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Anchorage police investigate shooting death

...ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Anchorage police say a 14-year-old boy is in custody in connection...shooting of an 18-year-old man outside a midtown drugstore.KTUU ( reports police responded to a Walgreens store on Lake Otis Parkway shortly...
Marijuana activist plans to open medical pot dispensary

ANCHORAGE - A marijuana activist is planning to open an Anchorage...marijuana becomes legalized in Alaska under a ballot initiative approved by voters in November...headlines last year when she quit her job as a television reporter with a four-letter outburst...
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